Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Recognizes the Full Potential of Ambulance Crews and Services

BY William George  In mid-February 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), Innovation Center and the Department for Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a ground-breaking payment and medical services initiative for ambulance providers called “Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport” (the “ET3”). This new model is the first step in allowing providers of Emergency

Telehealth update

Enactment of SB112 guarantees all Kentuckians will have access to healthcare services, no matter where they live. By Rob Sprang Kentucky has been a telehealth leader for many years despite outdated laws and regulations that restrict how telehealth may be used, preventing many Kentuckians from accessing healthcare services that are not available close to home.

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,


Meet Tammy York Day, president and CEO of the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

FAST FACTS Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky Family: Husband (Alex Day), Furry Children (Derby the Dog and Tigger the Cat) Hobbies: Philanthropy, travel and hunting for bargains on antiques. Currently reading: “I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t)” by Brene’ Brown (Brilliance Audio) Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere I haven’t been! Medical News: How’d you end


Statewide tobacco-free schools bill

By Rep. Kim Moser and Sen. Ralph Alvarado Students, educators, health advocates and business leaders are urging the legislature in 2019 to make all Kentucky school districts tobacco-free. As health professionals and lawmakers, we believe this is the sensible approach to protecting our kids from tobacco exposure. Now is also the right time to enact

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A promising partnership

By Ben Keeton The merger between Uspiritus and Centerstone creates one of the most comprehensive child welfare agencies in the state of Kentucky and gives children a true continuum of care that currently does not exist in the foster care system. By joining forces with Centerstone, Uspiritus can do what is most needed for the